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Green Screen after turning "monitor" off and on

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Hi!

So my computer recently started displaying a filled green screen after I turn the "monitor" off and on again. It doesn't seem to matter how long this takes, could be just a minute or a couple hours. I say "monitor" because my computer is hooked up to my tv via HDMI. The tv is a TCL Roku TV, if that's relevant.  needed a software update or something, but that doesn't appear to be the case. I built my computer myself, but I'm still pretty new to debugging problems and when I searched for this problem elsewhere, overclocking seemed to be a common issue but I don't even know what overclocking is, so I don't know if that's my problem. 

Possibly relevant information:

Video Card: SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon RX 470 100407NT+4GOCL 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready

CPU: AMD - FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor

Motherboard: Gigabyte - GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard

Memory: HyperX FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model HX318C10FBK2/16

Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2 220-G2-0850-XR 80+ GOLD 850W Fully Modular EVGA ECO Mode 

Thanks in advance for any help!

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Try to open the Control Panel and lower the refresh rate of the monitor, maybe it will work then.

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This is what is called a handshaking issue between the HDMI devices. One or both of the devices is having problems communicating with the other. Maybe try a different HDMI cable, if you have one. 

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